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People Oxford Dictionary Officially Extends Its Definition Of 'Woke'
Author: 0 Oxford Dictionary Officially Extends Its Definition Of 'Woke'

It's a whole new world out there, folks. Other new words include "hygge" - a Danish word to describe "cosiness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being" - and " woke " - which is used as an adjective to mean "alert to racial or social discrimination and injustice".

Author: 0 57 killed in US-led airstrikes against IS in Syria

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based war monitor, said 42 prisoners and 15 militants died when the facility near Mayadin, in Deir al-Zour province, was hit at dawn on Monday. It added that the prison used to be a house for one of the leaders of the Al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front. Russian Federation said earlier this month that it had killed about 180 Daesh militants, including two field commanders, in June 6 and 8 air strikes on Deir Ezzor.

People Senior Ukrainian Intelligence Officer Killed in Car Bombing
Author: 0 Senior Ukrainian Intelligence Officer Killed in Car Bombing

It gave no further details. "As a result of [the explosion] a member of the Defence Ministry's main intelligence department Colonel Maksim Shapoval was killed ", the Defence Ministry said in a statement . In July past year, prominent investigate journalist Pavel Sheremet was killed in central Kyiv while driving to front a radio talk show. However, that didn't stop Ukrainian news outlets from discussing the possibility that Moscow was involved, given Col.

Author: 0 Isis claims Jerusalem attack, sends warning

Late Friday, Israeli military forces imposed a closure on the West Bank village of Deir Abu Mashal, where the attackers hailed from, in preparation for a punitive demolition of their homes, villagers told Ma'an News Agency . "The payments made by the Palestinian Authority to terrorists and their families encourage heinous attacks like we saw today", Israel's ambassador to the U.N.

People March 2009 Time cover of Trump is phony
Author: 0 March 2009 Time cover of Trump is phony

As The Washington Post reported , a photo of Trump dining with former National Football League star Peyton Manning and Republican Senator Bob Corker earlier this month showed the president actually sitting facing the Time cover. Club officials don't know why it was moved there. Trump has previously touted his appearances on the cover of the magazine. "I can confirm that this is not a real TIME cover", Kerri Chyka, a spokeswoman for Time Inc., wrote in an email to the Post .

Author: 0 Supreme Court rules for Missouri church in playground case

Supreme Court ruling that said a Lutheran church was wrongly denied a state grant for its preschool playground. The decision could have implications for more than 30 states that block public funds from going to religious organizations. "This is clearly singling out a religious organization with no justification to do so", David Cortman, senior counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom, said during oral argument .

Author: 0 Budget office sees 22 million fewer covered with Senate bill

Former Gov. Mike Huckabee (R-Ark.) on Monday questioned the healthcare bill unveiled by Senate Republicans, saying GOP lawmakers in the upper chamber appear to be "on the pathway to making some major blunders" with the measure. Moderate Senator Dean Heller on Friday said he'd oppose the procedural motion without alterations. And fellow conservative Ron Johnson said he had "a hard time believing" he'd have enough information to back that motion this week.

People London officials vow to up protections for mosques after an overnight attack
Author: 0 London officials vow to up protections for mosques after an overnight attack

International Union of Muslim Scholars on Tuesday condemned a deadly terror attack outside a mosque in London that killed one person and injured at least 10 others. Police believe he acted alone. Wellwishers of different backgrounds have said "I stand with you, nobody can destroy such a strong community" and that "love will always be stronger than hate".

People Haley says warning to Syria also aimed at Russia and Iran
Author: 0 Haley says warning to Syria also aimed at Russia and Iran

President Donald Trump , in a late Monday night statement signed by his press secretary, signaled his intentions in Syria's ongoing conflict, telegraphing that the United States is aware of " potential preparations for another chemical weapons attack " carried out by President Bashar al-Assad's regime and stands prepared to respond if the attack is carried out.

People London tower fire started with faulty fridge: Scotland Yard
Author: 0 London tower fire started with faulty fridge: Scotland Yard

McCormack said that the police were considering manslaughter charges among the possible offenses in relation to the fire. Consumers who believe they may own a Hotpoint fridge freezer model number FF175BP (white) or FF175BG (grey) should call Whirlpool Corporation's freephone hotline on 0800 316 3826 or visit www.hotpointservice.co.uk/fridgefreezer to register their details for further updates.

Author: 0 'Activity' Seen At Syrian Base Where Chemical Attack Originated, Defense Officials Say

Assad's government and Russian Federation dismissed the White House allegation. But Russia challenged the US intelligence. Fighting in the 150-mile-long valley is likely to bring U.S., Russian, Syrian - and potentially Iranian and Hezbollah - forces in close proximity to one another and will require a commitment to staying out of each other's no combat zones, Mattis said.

People Toronto Pride should be inclusive, pastor says at service before parade
Author: 0 Toronto Pride should be inclusive, pastor says at service before parade

Clinton said, "diversity" is the "greatest strength" of the USA but acknowledged the fact the government has a long way to go in creating a nation that openly welcomes LGBTQ people . Organizers in NY and San Francisco have also reportedly devised protests against Pride events, which are scheduled to kick off on Saturday in both cities, in revolt of the "whitewashed" corporate infrastructure that has seemingly placed priority on white gay males while leaving the struggles experienced by ...

People Celebrations as FARC Complies with Weapons Handover
Author: 0 Celebrations as FARC Complies with Weapons Handover

On Tuesday, Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos and the FARCs top commander Timochenko will meet in this area, at one of many rural camps where rebel fighters are making their transition to civilian life, to commemorate the completion of FARC disarmament process.

People Inflation adds £133 to average household shopping bill as supermarket sales soar
Author: 0 Inflation adds £133 to average household shopping bill as supermarket sales soar

Fraser McKevitt, head of retail and consumer insight at Kantar Worldpanel said the grocery results were "a stark contrast" to the 0.2% decline seen during the same period past year, especially considering the political and economic uncertainty of recent weeks and continuing Brexit uncertainty, which had not dampened customers's habits at the tills.

People Premier League fixtures released
Author: 0 Premier League fixtures released

It won't come as a massive shock to see new boys Huddersfield and then Brighton as the favourites for the chop, while Newcastle are thought to be the promoted team in with the best chance of survival, given Rafa Benitez already knows the Premier League well.

People Why You Still Need To Care About The French Elections
Author: 0 Why You Still Need To Care About The French Elections

Projections showed Macron widening his centrist revolution, with his Republique en Marche (Republic on the Move, REM) party and its ally MoDem tipped to win between 400 and 445 seats in the 577-member National Assembly in next Sunday's second round.

People Chile feels the fatigue from its all-out play in Confed Cup
Author: 0 Chile feels the fatigue from its all-out play in Confed Cup

With hosts Russian Federation losing against Mexico in Kazan, Portugal progressed as Group A winners, while New Zealand finished bottom following a third straight defeat. Portugal have been quite awesome so far in the tournament having scored seven goals thus far with their poster boy Cristiano Ronaldo having scored twice.

People Otto Warmbier: Mass funeral for student jailed in N Korea
Author: 0 Otto Warmbier: Mass funeral for student jailed in N Korea

Warmbier an American university student who, while visiting North Korea as a tourist in January 2016, was arrested and sentenced to 15 years of hard labor after being accused of stealing a propaganda poster. Cynthia Meis, his college admissions counselor from high school, said she admires the strength displayed by Warmbier's parents in the face of such loss and the glare of global media attention.

People California father accused of killing son to appear in court
Author: 0 California father accused of killing son to appear in court

Mendoza told a room of reporters that Andressian Sr. was not cooperating with investigators and that he even lied about some of the events that took place during the disappearance of 5-year-old Aramazd Andressian Jr. Aramazd Andressian Jr. has been missing for two months and his body has not been found. A California man was arrested in Las Vegas Friday for the murder of his son, who has been missing since April.

People Israel strikes Gaza militant sites after projectile fired
Author: 0 Israel strikes Gaza militant sites after projectile fired

Hamas leaders earlier this month said they were not interested in escalating tensions, even as electricity cuts requested by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, and facilitated by Israel, threatened to lead to new violence. The Israel Air Force struck in the Gaza Strip early morning on Tuesday after a rocket launched from Gaza exploded in Israeli territory the night before.

People Republican healthcare bill imperiled with 22 million seen losing insurance
Author: 0 Republican healthcare bill imperiled with 22 million seen losing insurance

That compares with a bill that passed the House of Representatives in May, which CBO at the time projected would result in 23 million fewer people with insurance and cut the deficit by $119 billion. The proposal would save $321 billion from 2017 to 2026, which is $202 billion more than a House version of the bill. Obamacare's Medicaid expansion is one of the 2010 law's most popular provisions.

People LSU to face Florida in SEC vs
Author: 0 LSU to face Florida in SEC vs

Game 2: Tuesday, 4 p.m. "It's just like an SEC weekend-just more at stake", LSU shortstop Kramer Robertson said. One steady trend from both teams all year has been consistent starting pitching. Following the national anthem prior to Florida's 3-0 win against TCU, most of the Gators left the first base line to return to the dugout. Mainieri and pitching coach Alan Dunn will send fifth-year senior Russell Reynolds out for his first start of the season.

People Afghan soldier attacks foreign troops, wounding at least four US soldiers
Author: 0 Afghan soldier attacks foreign troops, wounding at least four US soldiers

Three American troops were wounded Saturday in an insider attack by an Afghan soldier at a military base, an official said, as the U.S. appears set to boost its troop presence in the country. Both Afghan and US officials have said the incident is under investigation. Dillon C. Baldridge, 22 of Youngsville, North Carolina - were killed June 10 when an Afghan soldier opened fire on them in Peka Valley, located in Nangarhar province.

Author: 0 Prince Philip admitted to hospital

Buckingham Palace confirmed later on Wednesday that Prince Philip would stay in hospital for a second night. The duke was at the Queen's side on Tuesday afternoon for the opening day of the four-day Ascot race meeting. It's unclear how long Prince Philip will remain hospitalized. Prince Charles will join her in his place. Prince Philip was treated for a blocked coronary artery in 2011 and the bladder infection the following year.

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